“Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA) is proud to participate in this program and help founders extend their company’s impact to the Southern Tier region in New York state. CREA is committed to accelerating the region’s economic growth—focusing on job growth and attracting new businesses,” said Andrea Ippolito, W.E. Cornell program director.
In addition to the Founder Showcase, Diversity in ClimateTech will also feature New York Times best-selling author, journalist, women’s-advocacy leader Gretchen Carlson. Carlson recently co-founded Lift Our Voices, a non-profit organization with a mission to expose the struggles of female harassment victims.
GRAMMY award-winning singer-songwriter and Native American, Joanne Shenandoah, will share a special musical performance. Shenandoah is described as a “cross-cultural and multi-genre artist known for her beautiful vocals and insightful lyrics that nurture the spirit.” Shenandoah has also been recognized as an ambassador of peace, human and earth rights.
Katie MacDonald, NYSERDA’s Director, Technology to Market said, “We are working together as a community to solve the toughest climate challenges faced across the Southern Tier and New York State while advancing clean energy to enable climate impact. Diversity In ClimateTech allows us to support leading founders at the helm of some of the most promising, cutting-edge innovations and companies.”
Due to Covid restrictions, Diversity in ClimateTech is only open to a select number of founders, investors and community members. If you’re a member of the press, please use the contact information below to connect. All others around the globe can still take part in the experience, which will be broadcasted on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 4pm EST. Register for free > diversityinclimatetechshow.eventbrite.com
Partner, Chloe Capital
About Chloe Capital
Chloe Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in women-led technology companies. In addition to investing with a gender and diversity lens, Chloe Capital partners with universities, foundations and corporations to host programs that help catalyze fundraising efforts for underrepresented founders. This collaborative approach to early stage investing is what makes the firm so unique. More than 15,000 people around the world have already joined Chloe Capital’s Movement to #InvestInWomen. ChloeCapital.com
Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA) fuels economic growth and diversity in Upstate New York through entrepreneurship and innovation. CREA is focused on making a measurable impact by supporting and managing a portfolio of over a dozen programs, including Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, Rev’s Hardware Accelerators, Grow-NY, UNY I-Corps, Cleantech Hardware Scaleup, and many Cornell-facing startup accelerators and fellowships. CREA.Cornell.edu